Increased volcanic activity worldwide in late January 2013

Increased volcanic activity worldwide in late January 2013

Kamchatka's volcanoes continued with ongoing eruptions. KVERT reports that there are currently seven active volcanoes (orange alert) – Kizimen, Karymski, Shiveluch and Plosky Tolbachik at orange level and Bezymianny, Gorely and Klyuchevskoy at yellow level….

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle still active

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle still active

More than five months after its initial explosive eruption, Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano continues to produce impressive plumes of ash. Most of the ash is from the powerful early eruption. The first plumes flew high into the atmosphere and circled the

Puyehue Cordón-Caulle Volcano in Chile continues to erupt

Puyehue Cordón-Caulle Volcano in Chile continues to erupt

Chile’s Puyehue Cordón-Caulle volcano continues to pump out large amounts of ash despite being classified as a “minor” eruption. According to SERNAGEOMIN, the Chilean National Service of Geology and Mining, ash rose to a height of 5…

Puyehue Cordón Caulle volcano still smoking, but quietly

Puyehue Cordón Caulle volcano still smoking, but quietly

For two and a half months Chile’s Puyehue Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex has erupted nearly continuously. Since the violent initial stages of the eruption, that hurled pumice tens of kilometers from the eruption site, Puyehue Cordón Caulle has settled into a

Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex continues to erupt

Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex continues to erupt

Nearly two months after ash and steam began spewing from a fissure in Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex, the volcano continued erupting. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1)satellite captured this natural-color